August 2, 2016

The National Law Review August 1, 2016 We have previously discussed the provisions of the National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard (S. 764). On July 29, President Barack Obama signed S. 764 into federal law.[1] The new law clearly preempts Vermont’s genetic engineering (GE) labeling law. There are two express preemption provisions …

August 1, 2016

WWLP July 30, 2016 by Michael P. Norton BOSTON (STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE) – Disappointed Massachusetts lawmakers say a new GMO labeling law signed by President Barack Obama will preempt state efforts to impose simple-to-read labels and instead rely on a system of codes and symbols. The Massachusetts Public Interest Research …

July 30, 2016

JD Supra July 28, 2016 by Stanford Baird, Maureen O’Dea Brill, Cliff Rothenstein, Edward Sangster Recently signed into law, the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act (the “Lautenberg Act”), significantly reforms the 1976 Toxic Substances Control Act (“TSCA”) and includes important provisions regarding federal preemption of state laws regulating chemicals.  …